Healthy living

Nectarine

Smooth, golden yellow to red skin, with inedible seed. Highly fragrant when ripe and will yield slightly to pressure. Eat fresh, fruit salad and platters, savoury salads, compote.

Varieties

There are many varieties including:

Yellow fleshed

  • Mayglo
  • Rose Diamond
  • Riverzee
  • Swanzee
  • Spring Bright
  • Summer Bright
  • Fantasia
  • Fairlane
  • Flamekist
  • Summer Fire
  • Red Glen
  • August Red
  • Sunwright
  • Sundowner
  • Sunblaze
  • 3-4
  • 82-17
  • Sunraycer
  • Sunripe
  • September Red

White fleshed

  • Queen Giant
  • Artic Rose
  • Artic Snow
  • Artic Queen

Selection

Choose fruit without blemishes and bruising. Green fruit will not ripen properly as it has been picked when immature.

Storage

Ripen at room temperature, may be kept under refrigeration for short time.

Serving suggestion

Combine sliced nectarine, wedges of honeydew melon and mango with rocket. Dress with a red wine vinaigrette.


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